Attorney General Rules McHenry County Blog “News Media” for Purposes of Freedom of Information Requests

The Public Access Division of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office has ruled that McHenry County Blog is to be considered “media” under the Freedom of Information Act. McHenry County Blog is now the only blog in Illinois certified as a … Continue reading

McHenry County Conservation District Denies Blog Is “News Source”–At Least for Freedom of Information Request Purposes

It appears that the McHenry County Conservation District has not yet entered the 21st century as far as figuring out what a “news source” is. Perhaps its officials missed the 2002 presidential election when blogs regularly scooped the “legally recognized … Continue reading